BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- The world's largest carmakers ended 2010 on a high note, with two of the top three reporting their best monthly sales for the year in December, which portends strong fourth-quarter earnings and an even better 2011 for what has been a deeply troubled industry.Over the past two years, the travails of Toyota (T), General Motors (GM - Get Report) and Ford (F - Get Report) have included big layoffs and factory closings, bankruptcy and a government bailout in the case of GM, and massive recalls at Toyota, a brand once known for reliability.
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